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This page lists upcoming events organized by DCFG as well as events by other organizations.

Upcoming Events

    • 12 Mar 2019
    • 23 Apr 2019
    • Online

    Discover Drumming as Meditation
    7 Week Live Video Training Series - Drumming to Liberate Self-Expression, Deepen Spirituality & Boost Wellness.  This course features LIVE teachings, interactive training sessions, and experiential practices. You'll develop a holistic understanding of the tools and principles you’ll need to use drumming to help you fall deeply into your heart.

    Presenter: Christine Stevens

    For More Information Click Here

    Website: awakenyourrhythm.com




    • 21 Mar 2019
    • 22 Mar 2019
    • CINCINNATI, OH

    HealthRHYTHMS® Group Empowerment Drumming Facilitation Training (Basic Training) teaches a fun, evidence-based whole person strategy which promotes socialization and ensures a healthy non-strenuous workout. On a deeper level it builds bridges while fostering nurturing, support, camaraderie, self-respect and respect for others. It is not really about drumming, but uses the drum as a tool for communication and personal expression. This system can be integrated as a therapeutic strategy in group counseling sessions, support groups, rehabilitation centers, schools, hospitals, aging facilities and more.  

    TRAINER: Arlene de Silva
    HOST LOCATION:
    Global Music & Wellness
    5029 South Ridge Drive
    Cincinnati, OH 

    Click Here for website and more information

    • 21 Mar 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 24 Mar 2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • Joshua Tree, CA

    A very special weekend in Joshua Tree National Park, led by music therapist and internationally acclaimed author, Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC.
    Combining ancient indigenous wisdom with modern science, Christine has designed a professional training retreat that empowers you deeply and holistically through the path of music medicine. Whether you want to use Music Medicine for you personal growth or to infuse it into your career, this training will transform your life.
    Participants of the weekend experience can choose to become certified in Music Medicine Facilitation (MMF). Music Medicine certificate is provided by UCLArts & Healing.

    Presenter: Christine Stevens

    For More Information and Tickets Click Here

    Location
    Joshua Tree Retreat Center
    59700 Twentynine Palms Highway
    Joshua Tree, CA 92252

    • 23 Mar 2019
    • Atlanta, GA

    Drum Circle Classroom - A drum circle is an exciting setting for teaching social interaction, musical improvisation and problem solving. This workshop introduced music-making professional to drum circle facilitation, rhythm games and interactions, along with basic techniques for playing hand drums and percussion. Come learn the skills you need to create greater connections in your own rhythm-making setting!

    IDEAL FOR: Music Educators, School Counselors, Summer Camp Staff, Drum Circle Facilitators, Music Therapists, and Social Workers

    Dave Holland, Director
    Interactive Rhythm
    (404) 819-4053

    For more information click Here

    • 29 Mar 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Malden, MA

    This Workshop is with a very experienced, internationally known Percussionist, Sidinho Moreira. A Unique opportunity to learn a few things, while speaking with Sidinho in person...Q&A's at the end of the classes.
    We're already accepting reservations, and it's going fast. Limited seats

    Presenter: Sidinho Moreira
    Click Here for Facebook Contact Information
    Stellarts Music School



    • 30 Mar 2019
    • 31 Mar 2019
    • Minneapolis, MN

    HealthRHYTHMS® Group Empowerment Drumming Facilitation Training (Basic Training) teaches a fun, evidence-based whole person strategy which promotes socialization and ensures a healthy non-strenuous workout. On a deeper level it builds bridges while fostering nurturing, support, camaraderie, self-respect and respect for others. It is not really about drumming, but uses the drum as a tool for communication and personal expression. This system can be integrated as a therapeutic strategy in group counseling sessions, support groups, rehabilitation centers, schools, hospitals, aging facilities and more.

    Trainer: Annie Heiderscheit, Ph.D., MT-BC, FAMI, LMFT

    Host Location:
    Augsburg University
    2211 Riverside Avenue
    Minneapolis, MN 55454

    Click Here for Website and more information

    • 30 Mar 2019
    • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Malden, MA

    This Workshop is with a very experienced, internationally known Percussionist, Sidinho Moreira. A Unique opportunity to learn a few things, while speaking with Sidinho in person...Q&A's at the end of the classes.
    We're already accepting reservations, and it's going fast. Limited seats

    Presenter: Sidinho Moreira
    Click Here for Facebook Contact Information
    Stellarts Music School



    • 24 Apr 2019
    • 13 May 2019
    • Kuala Kubu Bahru, Malaysia

    The 4th Asian Rhythm Facilitators Conference

    Contact: John Hagedorn 

    For More Information:
    https://www.asianrfc.com/
    https://villagemusiccircles.com/calendar/international-trainings/

    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 28 Apr 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Minneapolis, MN

    The Rhythm2Recovery training is a practical two-day workshop, suitable for counselors, educators, music therapists, youth workers, HR professionals, and other people working in the personal development field. These standard training workshops extend on the model Simon created with the Holyoake DRUMBEAT program to include over 100 new exercises that link rhythmic music, movement and voice to reflective themes of health and well being. This is a model supported by a large volume of independent research and is used to support a wide range of individuals facing social and emotional challenges, using individual, family and group approaches. This experiential training will leave participants with the skills necessary to employ rhythmical musical activities, linked to reflective discussions, in their practice, in a practical and impactful way.

    Director: Simon Faulkner
    Phone: 0429 038 380
    www.rhythm2recovery.com

    For More Information and Registration Click Here.

    • 04 May 2019
    • 05 May 2019
    • Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    The Rhythm2Recovery training is a practical two-day workshop, suitable for counselors, educators, music therapists, youth workers, HR professionals, and other people working in the personal development field. These standard training workshops extend on the model Simon created with the Holyoake DRUMBEAT program to include over 100 new exercises that link rhythmic music, movement and voice to reflective themes of health and well being. This is a model supported by a large volume of independent research and is used to support a wide range of individuals facing social and emotional challenges, using individual, family and group approaches. This experiential training will leave participants with the skills necessary to employ rhythmical musical activities, linked to reflective discussions, in their practice, in a practical and impactful way.

    Director: Simon Faulkner
    Phone: 0429 038 380
    www.rhythm2recovery.com

    For More Information and Registration Click Here.

    • 04 May 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • TBD

    Beat the Odds® Facilitator Training: Social and Emotional Skill Building Delivered in a Framework of Drumming
    Beat the Odds® (BTO) integrates the power of contemporary drum circles and group counseling to build core strengths such as focusing and listening, team building, leadership, expressing feelings, managing anger/stress, empathy, and gratitude. It is inclusive, culturally relevant, and does not bear the stigma of therapy.

    Click Here for More Information


    • 12 May 2019
    • 13 May 2019
    • Victoria, BC, Canada

    The Rhythm2Recovery training is a practical two-day workshop, suitable for counselors, educators, music therapists, youth workers, HR professionals, and other people working in the personal development field. These standard training workshops extend on the model Simon created with the Holyoake DRUMBEAT program to include over 100 new exercises that link rhythmic music, movement and voice to reflective themes of health and well being. This is a model supported by a large volume of independent research and is used to support a wide range of individuals facing social and emotional challenges, using individual, family and group approaches. This experiential training will leave participants with the skills necessary to employ rhythmical musical activities, linked to reflective discussions, in their practice, in a practical and impactful way.

    Director: Simon Faulkner
    Phone: 0429 038 380
    www.rhythm2recovery.com

    For More Information and Registration Click Here.

    • 16 May 2019
    • 17 May 2019
    • Abilene, TX

    HealthRHYTHMS® Group Empowerment Drumming Facilitation Training (Basic Training) teaches a fun, evidence-based whole person strategy which promotes socialization and ensures a healthy non-strenuous workout. On a deeper level it builds bridges while fostering nurturing, support, camaraderie, self-respect and respect for others. It is not really about drumming, but uses the drum as a tool for communication and personal expression. This system can be integrated as a therapeutic strategy in group counseling sessions, support groups, rehabilitation centers, schools, hospitals, aging facilities and more.  

    TRAINER: Arlene de Silva

    HOST LOCATION:
    Wesley Court Senior Living
    2617 Antilley Road

    Abilene, TX

    Click Here for Website and more information


    • 17 May 2019
    • 22 May 2019
    • Beijing, China

    Village Music Circles ™ Week-Long Intensive Drum Circle Facilitation Training provides beginning and advanced Facilitators the skills needed to lead Rhythm-Based events for groups of all sizes and backgrounds. This week-long experience will immediately connect facilitators to a supportive international community while providing extensive opportunities to learn and develop facilitation skills in a safe environment. Participants of all levels will receive peer, mentor and advanced Facilitator support. This week goes beyond the weekend training with the presentation of more techniques, developing style, increasing depth, and extensive practical experience.

    Contact for Registration:  Tonny Wen

    For More Information
    https://villagemusiccircles.com/calendar/international-trainings/

    • 18 May 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Weddington, NC

    DRUMSTRONG 2019  "Lucky 13"
    A facilitated, family friendly drumming event that raises awareness and funds for cancer survivorship, education, and research.

    Founder: Scott Swimmer
    704-375-7177
    scott@drumstrong.com

    DrumStrong
    725 Providence Rd. Suite #210
    Charlotte, NC 28207

    For More Information Click Here



    • 23 May 2019
    • 26 May 2019
    • Joshua Tree, CA

    A very special weekend in Scotland, led by music therapist and internationally acclaimed author, Christine Stevens, MSW, MT-BC.
    Combining ancient indigenous wisdom with modern science, Christine has designed a professional training retreat that empowers you deeply and holistically through the path of music medicine. Whether you want to use Music Medicine for you personal growth or to infuse it into your career, this training will transform your life.

    Presenter: Christine Stevens and Paul John Dear

    For More Information Click Here

    Location:
    Wiston Lodge
    South Lanarkshire, Scotland


    • 25 May 2019
    • (EDT)
    • 27 May 2019
    • (EDT)
    • Nanning, China

    Village Music Circles™ will empower you to build a rhythm community while exploring the foundational elements of drum circle facilitation. Learn powerful facilitation techniques and develop skills while gaining the confidence to successfully lead a rhythm event for a variety of diverse populations.

    Packed with information and hands-on experience both beginning and experienced Facilitators will have plenty of opportunities for practicing new skills in a safe, supportive environment. Upon completion of this training, you will have the ability to begin facilitating rhythm events of your own!

    Contact:  Tony Wen

    For More Information and Event Registration
    https://villagemusiccircles.com/calendar/international-trainings/

    • 02 Aug 2019
    • 11 Aug 2019
    • North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii

    Village Music Circles ™ Mentor Experience

    This experience is open to VMC 6-day Facilitators Intensive graduates only.

    Contact: VMC Office
    Phone/FAX: 831-458-1946
    email: outreach@drumcircle.com
    http://villagemusiccircles.com/calendar/usa-canada-trainings/

    • 05 Aug 2019
    • 11 Aug 2019
    • North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii

    Village Music Circles ™ Week-Long Intensive Drum Circle Facilitation Training provides beginning and advanced Facilitators the skills needed to lead Rhythm-Based events for groups of all sizes and backgrounds. This week-long experience will immediately connect facilitators to a supportive international community while providing extensive opportunities to learn and develop facilitation skills in a safe environment. Participants of all levels will receive peer, mentor and advanced Facilitator support. This week goes beyond the weekend training with the presentation of more techniques, developing style, increasing depth, and extensive practical experience.
         North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii
    Contact: VMC Office
    Phone/FAX: 831-458-1946
    email: outreach@drumcircle.com
    http://villagemusiccircles.com/calendar/usa-canada-trainings/

    • 08 Aug 2019
    • 11 Aug 2019
    • Sherman, New York

    Great Rhythm Revival
    At the Great Rhythm Revival, you will experience a wide range of invigorating workshops including:
    The Wisdom of Rhythm, Ecstatic Dance, World Drumming, Transformative Writing, Sound Healing, Yoga, Shamanic Journey, Afro-Cuban Drumming, Energy Medicine, Meditative Painting, Sound Healing, Sacred Intimacy, Sacred Women's Circles, Intro to Men's Work, Transformative Writing, Tai Chi and more.

    Jim Donovan

    Contact: Click Here for Website and more information

    • 07 Sep 2019
    • Atlanta, GA

    World Rhythm 101 LIVE! Middle East & West Africa
    These one day workshops focus on different areas of learning. The Basics covers general percussion and hand drum techniques on over a dozen different instruments! Once you have “The Basics”, then you’re ready for “Middle East & West Africa!” or “South America & The Caribbean!.

    Interactive Rhythm - Dave Holland

    For More Information Click Here

    • 19 Oct 2019
    • Atlanta, GA

    World Rhythm 101 LIVE!  South America & The Caribbean 
    These one day workshops focus on different areas of learning. The Basics covers general percussion and hand drum techniques on over a dozen different instruments! Once you have “The Basics”, then you’re ready for “Middle East & West Africa!” or “South America & The Caribbean!.

    Interactive Rhythm - Dave Holland

    For More Information Click Here

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